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Should You Self Manage Your Fort Worth Rental Home? 10 Reasons to Hire a Professional Property Manager

Self-managing might seem easy enough when you have a Fort Worth rental property. After all, you simply need to find a tenant, sign a lease, and start collecting those sweet rent checks, right? Not exactly. Self-management can result in costly errors and nightmare situations. The wrong tenant or the incorrect security deposit procedure can cost […]

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Flooring Options for Your Rental Home | Fort Worth Property Management Education

Flooring Options for Your Rental Home

One of the most common questions we get from clients or from people just asking about owning rental property pertains to flooring. They want to know what type of flooring to put in a rental house. […]

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“For Rent” Signs | McCaw Property Management’s Take On How You Should Use Them

For Rent Signs

At McCaw Property Management, we manage rental properties all over north Texas, and we get a lot of questions from landlords and rental property owners about how they should advertise their properties. Everyone knows that online advertising is where you’re going to reach the largest pool of prospective tenants. […]

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Use Professional Photography Services to Advertise Your Rental Property | Fort Worth Property Management Education

Use Professional Photography Services to Advertise Your Rental Property

At McCaw Property Management, we manage properties all over north Texas. I am not a photographer and would never claim to be, but today we’re talking about the importance of photography. I like taking pictures, and my skill level is above novice but definitely not professional. […]

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Should You Invest in Single-Family or Multi-Family Rental Property?

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Single-family and multi-family rental properties have their own unique benefits and drawbacks, and prospective real estate investors should weigh these options carefully before taking the plunge and making a purchase. […]

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3 Tips for Handling Late Rent Payments as a Dallas/Fort Worth Landlord

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Even the best tenants may be late with rent from time to time, due to financial or personal issues that are temporary. As a landlord, it’s important that your rent comes in on time consistently every month so you can meet your own financial responsibilities. Charging a late fee is one way to deter tenants […]

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How to Prevent Tenant Damages to Your Dallas/Fort Worth Rental Property

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The potential for property damage is a common apprehension among would-be landlords. While property damage is rarely intentional, tenants may ignore minor issues like small leaks. A seemingly trivial issue like that can cause major damage in the long run, making it imperative that landlords take preventative measures against property damage. […]

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Can Landlords Deny Tenants with Service Animals? DFW Property Management Advice

A lot of the landlords we talk to would prefer to keep their rental units free of pets. Sometimes they have language in their lease agreements and marketing materials that identify their property as not open to pets. Or, they allow pets but place restrictions on what kind of animals a tenant may have. However, […]

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